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SIU Medical School Again Earns Maximum Accreditation
SIU Medical School Again Earns Maximum Accreditation

“In my experience this is an outstanding outcome. This is not typically achieved by medical schools,” said Dan Hunt, MD, Co-Secretary for the Liaison Committee on Medical Education.More

Philip Jensik, PhD
SIU Med School Scientist Receives Grant to Study Genes Affecting Intellect

Newly identified gene mutations have been observed in individuals with intellectual disabilities. A research scientist at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine has been awarded an NIH grant to study the effects of these mutations.More

Dr. Kathleen Campbell
Medical Innovators Program Releases Fifth Video in the Eight Video Series

The video features Kathleen Campbell, Ph.D., and describes the potential of a compound called D-methionine to be delivered as an oral medication that could prevent or reduce noise-induced hearing loss. More

Jarrod Wall
SIU Surgeon Receives National Teaching Award

Jarrod Wall, MB, BCh, PhD, assistant professor of general surgery and a trauma surgeon at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, received the Philip J. Wolfson Outstanding Teacher Award at the Association of Surgical Education annual meeting in April.More

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Experts say 'look before you lock'

Even with the windows cracked, a vehicle can reach 125° F in minutes... 80% of the increase in temperature occurs within the first 10 minutes. More

Heat stroke or heat exhaustion?

While heat stroke and heat exhaustion both exist on a spectrum, the illnesses manifest themselves quite differently, and one could be fatal. Do you know the differences? More

Running from your problems: a how-to guide

Maintaining an active lifestyle not only prevents health conditions like high blood pressure, it can also prevent and treat anxiety and depression.More

Men's health: It's no laughing matter

“It’s a common notion that men are reluctant patients,” says SIU urologist Dr. Kevin McVary. “Often it’s the spouse or family member who brings them in. In fact, most men’s appointments are made by their spouses.”More

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